I Had Forgotten What It Felt Like to Have a Body Free From Pain

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About two weeks ago, a very strange thing happened. I woke up one morning and realised I had no pain in my body. This had happened once or twice before, but somehow this felt different. Not only was I pain-free, but I felt energised, joyful and light. And the strangest part was, the feeling actually lasted all day.┬áIt was totally surreal. I went for a long walk, danced my heart out at a 5Rhythms class, I had lunch with friends and I stayed out almost all day. My auto-pilot thought was that I needed to go home, go straight to bed and brace myself for the epic pain and fatigue that was sure to follow such a “full on” day. But it never came. Read More


How to Prepare for Laparoscopic Surgery

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I’m a big researcher. I love nothing more than disappearing down an information rabbit hole on a particular subject I’m interested in. So, when it became apparent I would need to have laparoscopic surgery for suspected endometriosis (you can read the full story here), I immediately began to research “what to take to hospital for endo surgery” and “how to recover after a laparoscopy”. I was scared, yes, but after four months of constant pain I was more than ready to get some answers (and hopefully some relief). And after working through my fears during a session with an Emotional Freedom Technique facilitator I actually felt excited for the surgery. It sounds crazy but having never been a patient in hospital before, it kind of felt like an adventure to see the ‘behind the scenes’ and feel that I was taking a huge step towards the possibility of a healthy, vibrant future. Read More